Live Nation Acquires Interest In Bank Of NH Pavilion

Bank of NH Pavilion
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– Bank of NH Pavilion

Live Nation has acquired an interest in the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion in Gilford, N.H., the company announced today (Dec. 19).

Bank of NH Pavilion, formerly known as Meadowbrook, is one of the country’s best small outdoor venues at 8,300 capacity, and furthers Live Nation’s presence in the region.

In just the last season, Bank of NH Pavilion reported 36 shows and total gross of $10,333,184 hosting the likes of Luke Bryan, John Mellencamp, Chris Stapleton, Bryan Adams, Third Eye Blind, Florida Georgia Line and more.

The venue’s current executive staff, led by president Robert “R.J.” Harding and his wife Bridget, will remain in place and continue to run day-to-day operations and will work with Ticketmaster to integrate its primary ticketing services.

“We are thrilled to add the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion to our venue portfolio, and to welcome R.J., Bridget, and their team to the Live Nation family,” Don Law, President of Live Nation New England, said in a statement. “The Pavilion is a very unique and special venue, and we look forward to helping grow an already outstanding business to bring the people of New England a world class entertainment lineup for many years to come.”

“Our focus over the past 22 years has been cultivating a unique concert experience here at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion and we are extremely excited to advance that objective with a global partner like Live Nation,” R.J. Harding, President, Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, added.

The venue has received multiple awards and nominations including for Red Rocks Award/Best Small Outdoor Venue from Pollstar, best music venue from the Academy of Country Music and venue of the year from the Country Music Association, as well as being named one of the 10 Best Concert Venues by USA Today